News

Thank You to Staff

— Doug Wood Administrator Lindsey Dietz Director of Nursing Stacey Wood Assistant Director of Nursing Tonya Strovers Activity Director Leslie Miller Activity Assistant Shelly Matheney Social Services Director Gabby Green Wound Nurse Manager Danielle Mott Rehab Director Mindy Hall Dietary Director Calvin Goodman Maintenance Director Brandi Lafrenz Business Office Manager

Letter from the Administrator

— Time has gone quickly for me. It is now over 3 months since I have started at Polk City Nursing and Rehab. I have met a lot of new people. Residents, employees, resident family members, and several other people. I must say that the people here our very nice and friendly. When you are new... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Tammy E. October 3rd Jean B. October 8th Joyce G. October 10th Connie P. October 12th Debra F. October 17th Marcelline P. October 22nd Marlene W. October 28th Staff Shelley M. October 10th

Special Events

— October 10th Residents ordering out lunch 11am October 17th Ice Cream Floats 3pm October 18th Music with Paul D 2pm October 19th Monthly Pizza Party and Music 3pm October 26th October Birthday Party 2 pm October 30th Facility Trick or Treat 6pm-8pm October 31st Resident Halloween Party 3pm

Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

— Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More

Welcome!

— We wish to welcome Floyd F. from Des Moines Iowa. He resided in Des Moines Iowa with his wife Delores. He was a long time employee of Firestone in Des Moines. He has one daughter and two sons. We welcome him to our great facility

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Gladys P. J. September 06 Donna P. September 13 Staff Rebecca E. September 01 Stacey W. September 04 Lindsey D. September 05 Alicia S. September 05 Staci S. September 18 Ashley J. September 19 Nickcole M. September 19 Ali V. September 27 Jenn K. September 30

Special Events

— September 5th- Wine and Cheese Party 2:00 pm September 9th- Grandparent’s Day- Pie and Coffee at 10:00 am September 12th- National Chocolate Milk Shake Day 3:00 pm September 20th- Music with Paul D- 2:00 pm September 21st- Pizza Party 2:00 pm September 28th- Monthly Birthday Party

Color Me!

— Coloring isn’t just for children – it has been proven to have great benefits for all ages, including stress relief, improving motor control, creativity and increasing concentration. It’s also popular; in the last few years coloring books targeted towards adults have become a surprisingly growing trend in our country. This August 2, National Coloring Book... Read More

Skilled Therapy Success Story

— A 75 year old male who was previously diagnosed with chronic kidney disease stage 2, arthritis of multiple sites, and type 2 Diabetes was admitted to Polk City Nursing and Rehabilitation from a hospital stay following a fall. Following the fall, the patient was unable to transfer from the chair to bed, had difficulty with... Read More